Upcoming Performances

HUFF Presents! Leif Vollebekk + The Heavy Blinkers + Tyler Hache


  • HUFF Presents Leif Vollebekk + The Heavy Blinkers + Tyler Hache
    August 30, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents Montreal’s Leif Vollebekk with The Heavy Blinkers and Tyler Hache at The Carleton on Wednesday, August 30th. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets – available at TicketPro HERE – are $17.50 (including taxes). Doors are at 6 PM so get (more…)

HUFF Presents! Moe Berg (Pursuit of Happiness) & The Halifax All Stars + Tift Merritt + John K. Samson + Art Bergmann


  • HUFF Presents Moe Berg W/Tift Merritt + John K. Samson + Special Guest
    September 1, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents The Pursuit of Happiness’s Moe Berg with the Halifax All Stars and an opening songwriters’ circle featuring Tift Merritt, John K. Samson and national treasure Art Bergmann at The Carleton on Friday, September 1st. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets (more…)

HUFF Presents! John K. Samson & The Halifax All Stars + Moe Berg + Tift Merritt + Nathan Wiley


  • HUFF Presents John K. Samson & The Halifax All Stars + Moe Berg + Tift Merritt + Special Guest
    September 2, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents The Weakerthans’ John K. Samson with the Halifax All Stars and an opening songwriters’ circle featuring Toronto’s Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness), N. Carolina’s Tift Merritt and a PEI’s Nathan Wiley at The Carleton on Friday, September 1st. Show time is (more…)

HUFF Presents! Tift Merritt & The Halifax All Stars + John K. Samson + Moe Berg + Rose Cousins


  • HUFF Presents Tift Merritt & the Halifax All Stars + John K. Samson + Moe Berg + Special Guest
    September 3, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents Tift Merritt with the Halifax All Stars and an opening songwriters’ circle featuring John K. Samson, Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness) and very special guest Rose Cousins at The Carleton on Sunday, September 3rd. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets – available (more…)

Alex Cuba


  • Alex Cuba
    September 17, 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Two time Juno and four time Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba makes his debut at The Carleton (finally!) on Sunday, September 17th. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets are $27.50 advanced or $30 at the door. Born Alexis Puentes in Artemisa, Cuba, was immersed in music when very young age and was in the (more…)

Craig Cardiff


  • Craig Cardiff
    September 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Arnprior, Ontario-based singer/songwriter Craig Cardiff returns to The Carleton for a show on Wednesday, September 27th. Show time is 7 PM and tickets are $20. Craig is one of the best and doesn’t get to town as often as we’d like. Make sure you get your tickets soon, Craig usually sells out! “[Craig is] a (more…)

Thom Swift Trio


  • Thom Swift Trio
    September 30, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our good friend Thom Swift returns to The Carleton, along with Tom Easley on upright bass and Christien Bellieveau on pedal steel, for an early evening show on Saturday, September 30th. Show time is 7 PM and tickets are $25. Multi award-winning folk-roots-blues singer-songwriter and guitarist Thom Swift is one of Atlantic Canada’s finest musicians. (more…)

Lisa Richard CD Release With Special Guest Hal Bruce


  • Lisa Richard CD Release
    October 5, 2017
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Halifax-based multi-genre singer/songwriter Lisa Richard, along with producer/musician Hal Bruce play a CD release show for her new album Tangled Up at The Carleton on Thursday, October 5th. Show time is 8 PM and advanced tickets are $20. From New Mills, NB, where she started performing at four years old (belting out The Sweet’s Ballroom (more…)

Matthew Byrne


  • Matthew Byrne
    October 11, 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Newfoundland’s award-winning traditionalist singer/songwriter (and lead singer of The Dardenelles) Matthew Byrne, makes is solo Carleton debut on Wednesday, October 11th. Show time is a civilized 7:30 PM and tickets are $20. Born into a family of Newfoundland music makers, Matthew’s repertoire is heavily influenced by that unique musical lineage – the weaving of a (more…)